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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (June 5, 1922)
MONDAY, JUNE 5, 1922.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
I Am Horo to
Notwithstanding the interference by the fire fiend,
I am still here to give service to the farmer in supplying
their wants and needs in the line of farming machinery,
and repairs. We have the agency for the International
line, including McCormick and Deering harvesting ma
chinery and the' tillage machinery, including plows,
discs, cultivators and in fact anrthing in the farming
machinery line I can furnish you. Repairs for all and
any kind of farm utensils. I would like to give you
service. Phone 14-J.
Case Farming Machinery!
I have the .agency for the full line of Case farming machin
ery. Such as Plows, Tractors,- Threshing Machinery, Haying
-Machinery And f n fact a full and complete line. We can fur
nish all kinds of repairs. See us, we will make it well worth
A. H. WARD,
To the People of burdock and Vicinity:
When you buy Petroleum Products from us you are patro
nizing a strictly HOME CONCERN, not an eastern corporation.
We pay our taxes and spend our money in Cass county. Oar
Penn Franklin Motor and Tractor Oils are a pure Pennsylva
nia product every drop made from Pennsylvania crude and
shipped direct from Pennsylvania. We buy in car load lots,
thereby getting the rock bottom price. Remember Pennsyl
vania oils will not carbon your motor, will stand up under ter
rific heat and will wear longer. See our Mr. Schafer for sam
ples and prices.
-GEO. TRUNKENBGLZ OIL COBRAHY-
-Ka'rry Davis 'completed the paint-1
ing of the house at the farm of Gus !
Wm. Bourke on last Wednesday
shipped a car load of hogs to the
South Omaha market.
Dr. and Mrs. A. R. Hornbeck were
visiting in Lincoln with friends for
a short time last week.
Miss Mary Rush has been visiting
for a few days at Scotia where she
was the guest of friends.
Charles Schaefer was a caller at
In these days when value
giving is so important it is
a pleasure to offer a display
of hosiery that combines so
many distinctive features
of style and quality, with
those of Value and Service,
Is of standardized grade
and quality. Our assort
ments include every wanted
style in Silk, lisle, Wool or
Cotton. Styles for Women
and Misses, for Dress,
Street, for Business or
Knockabout wear the hos
iery styles you want are .all
PREPARED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE JOURNAL.
Eagle ' last Tuesday ' where he went
after a truck load of gasoline,
Warren Richards of Wabash was
looking after some business matters
at Murdock last Thursday evening
Leo Rikli and Gus Ruge shelled
and delivered their corn last Thurs
day and the same being marketed in
Mr. Carl Spies of Omaha and who
has been visiting in California, was
a visitor with friends in Murdock
Mr. E. C. Coleman of Lincoln was
a visitor in Murdock last Thursday
coming to apply for a position in the
schools of Murdock.
Harry Gillespie was a business
visitor in Lincoln last Thursday,
driving over in the truck for ice
cream and other goods.
Frank Slander of Omaha was look
ing after some business matters in
Murdock last Thursday and was as
sisting in delivering corn.
I. G. Hornbeck and Lacey McDon
ald were fishing last Wednesday at
Meadow but with only average luck,
if you know what that Is.
H. W. Tool and family were visit
ing and looking after some business
matters in Lincoln last Thursday,
making the trip in his auto.
Lacey McDonald found a hub cap
for a Chalmers auto and left same
at E. W. Thimgan garage. Call and
get it and pay 25 cents for the ad.
.Gust Wendt and son, Louis, were
visiting in Plattsmouth last Satur
day where they were in attendance
at the horse sale which was held at
John Amgwert was working at
Elmwood during a greater portion of
last week where he was assisting
Max Dusterhoff in his work at paint
ing and decorating.
Assessor II. R. Schmidt was a visi
tor in Plattsmouth last Saturday go
ing to make a report to the county
assessor he having completed his
work for Elmwood precinct.
L. Neitzel and daughter Catherine
and Victor Thimgan were at Have
lock last Monday where they were
doing some work at the cemetery,
preparatory to Decoration day.
Miss Margaret Amgwert was a pas
senger to Omaha last Sunday and is
visiting at the home of her sister,
Mrs. Catherine Walton at Omaha and
Mrs. Charles Letts of Council Bluffs.
There will be an annual meeting
of the patrons of the school district
composing Murdock and adjoining
territory and all are expected to be
in attendance as things of import
ance to all will be taken up.
Decoration day J. H. Buck deco
rated his blacksmith shop with an
addition where he is putting his en
gine which he uses for a power
plant for his blacksmith shop and
?or which he has much use.
Ervin Heier last Thursday joined
the pleased family of readers of the
Journal and is having the paper
;ome to his address at Greenwood.
Will Hier shelled and delivered
lis last year's corn last Thursday,
he corn raised on one of the farms
of Frank Stander of Omaha who
-as here assisting in the shelling
ind delivering of the crop.
Men from the Dusterhoff shops
.iave been during the last week paint-.
ing and decorating: at .the Christian
church of Elmwpod which is now
nearing completion and also at the
home of Geo. Miller and "W. F. Rose
now and a number of other places
near Elmwood. They are kept pretty
busy and with much work yet to
be done waiting. However, they have
now -a force adequate to the demands
placed upon it. See the change of the
ad in this issue of Mr. Max DusterW
hoff's in the Murdock department,
John Amgwert Sells Barber Shop
John Amgwert who has been con
ducting the barber shop in Murdock
for the past three years, disposed
of the business to Emil Kuehn last
Monday, Mr. Kuehn taking charge
at that time. Mr. Kuehn is well
known here having been engaged in
the barber business here for many
years. Mr. Kuehn will have Mr. El
more Caseman conduct the business.
Mr. Amgwert will engage in paint
ing and decorating with the Duster
hoff shops, and is hoping that the
change of occupation may be bene
ficial to his health. His continued
standing at the barber chair with no
rest has been very trying on Mr.
Stork Visits Murdock
Mr. and Mrs. Lacey McDonald are
rejoicing over the arrival of Master
Morris McDonald who arrived last
Saturday night and .has made it
known that he intends staying with
the happy parents. All are well
pleased over the arrival. This makes
r. pair of young men who are mak-i
; ing this household complete. At the
I borne of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cordes
I there also arrived last Tuesday a
young lady who come to make tne
parents happy and will make her
home with them. All are doing nice
ly and joy reigns supreme.
Are Visiting Grandparents
Messrs. Clyde and JLeRoy Miller,
of Ogden. Utah, sons of Mr. Conrad
Miller, arrived in Murdock on last
Thursday and are visiting at the
homes of their grandparents, Messrs
Aug Panska and C. L. Miller.
Mrs. Gillespie Injured by Fall
Last Thursday morning while Mrs.
W. O. Gillespie was looking -for
some article which she was needing,
she climbed onto a chair and from
thence to a shelf that she might
look upon the top of a cupboard, and
in some manner slipped from the
shelf and was precipitated to the
floor, injuring one of her knees by
the tearing of a ligament. The in
jury was very painful, and as Dr.
Hornbeck was absent from town, JJr.
Liston of Elmwood was called and
dressed the injured part, which con
tinued to be very painful. There
was some thought of having an X-ray
picture taken to definitely determine
the extent of the injury.
Will Make Home in Iowa
Mrs. Paulina Stachitzke departed
last Wednesday for Omaha, where she
was to ,meet her future husband and
where they were to be married, and
from thence they were to go to Lake
Park, Iowa, via Sibley. They will ex
pect to make their home there in the
future. The bride is three score and
the groom five years her senior.
Murdock's First Graduation.
Incident to the closing of the Mur
dock schools, a compilation of some
facts pertaining to school statistics,
show Murdock is the only school
where the population is under 8.600
that published a school paper during
the past year. While the Murdock
school has been running for thirty
years, this is the first graduation of
a class. While this district has not
adequate school building and not
facilities for properly caring for the
large number of pupils, it is shown
also that the territory comprising
this district stands third in valua
tion. Take Long Hike
As an innovation of university
students, six school girls last week
took a long hike from Lincoln to
Murdock and return. The distance
is SO miles each way, making 60 in
all, but by accepting lifts along the
way from passing motorists, the ac
tual distance was cut down to the ;
one way distance of 20 miles. The!
young .ladies had an excellent time!
and spent the week end as guests atj
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Tool, i
parents of Miss Margaret Tool, who
was one of the party. The half dozen
young ladies making the trip were
Misses Nannie Roberts. Irene Man
quist, Lois Shephard, Marie Snave
ley. Anne Hines and Margaret Tool
and all enjoyed the experience very
much as well as the pleasant hospi
tality of the Tool home.
Celebrate Happy Event
Last Thursday afternoon at the
pleasant home of Henry Oehlerking
. 1 J "I 1 1 C . I
was ceieuraiea me weaamg oi ins
daughter. Miss Delia Oehlerking,
when thi3 excellent young lady was
joined in marriage with Mr. William
Renwanz, of south of Greenwood.
The ceremony was performed -at 4 1
o'clock in the afternoon in the parlor
of the Oehlerking home, which had
been specially decorated for the oc
casion with -a profusion of roses and
other flowers in abundance.
The marriage lines were read by
Rev. John W. Oehlerking. an uncle
of the bride, who -has a charge at
Clay Center, assisted by the Rev. I.
Laipply. The beautiful ritualistic
service of the Evangelical association, .
of which both the bride and groom
are members, was used, the ring and
flower rirls being little Bernice
Oehlerking and Ruth Neitzel, while
the maids of honor were 3Wsses Alma
Oehlerking, sister of the bride, and
Bernice Renwanz, a sister of the .
groom. The best men were Charles'.
Marshal and Wayne Landon. ;
In all there were some two hun-
dred and fifty in attendance, and all
were in a most pleasant humor, ex
tending best wishes and congratula
tions .for a long, happy and useful
life for the newly married couple.
Following the ceremony which join
ed their lives, there was a wedding
dinner at which the quarter of a
thousand banqueted and had a most
The bride is the -eldest daughter of
Mr. Henry Oehlerkinp and a gradu
ate from the Murdock consolidated
high school, being a member of Ihe
class of this year. The young couple
will go to housekeeping in the home
two miles south of Greenwood which
the groom has prepared for the re
ception of his bride, and where they
will engage in farming. The best
wishes of their many friends and of
the Journal go with them to their
Boys Some Fishers
A few days since not having an
ocean in which to fish. Carl Baum-1
rartner, Vernon, Millard and Donald j
F.chewe concluded they would try j
their luck in the creel; which runs !
thru Herman Kupke's pasture, and !
were successful in landing two large'
bull heads, five crappies and tw o oth- i
er species unknown, besides what got!
away, although the boys declare they j
made a clean sweep and not a .-fish.es-!
caped their hooks. j
Scout Girls Organize
Under the efficient leadership of
Miss Margaret Tool, there was orga
nized a short time since a camp of
the Campfire girls, the charter mem
bership numbering some fifteen be
sides the guardian. Miss Tool is an'
indefatigable worker and loves the
organization for young girls, with
the organization and conduct of
which she has had considerable ex
The girls have named their icamp
the "Gitche Manitou." and are ex-,
tending an invitation to others to
join the organization. They expect
to have some real good times and
will take hikes through the country, J
enrpge in calisthenic exercises, learn'
self reliance and gain experience in
the proper manner to meet emer-
gencies that may arise. To visitors
in the city or community end to all
members of like organizations they
extend an invitation to come to the
meetings of the camp and also to
become acquainted with the members t
of the camp here. - j
Those who became charter mem-'
bers of the camp here are Misses
Irene McDonald. Hilda Peters, Mary
Isabelle Tool, Ruth Norton, Jennie
Oeh)crki!ig, Katherine Neitzel. Helen
Norton, Marguerite McDonald, Vir
ginia Schewe, Ruth Bauer, Florence
Thimgan, Thelma Kelly. Elsie Reik- j
man and Marval Amgwert. j
NEHT SAYS KEBR, i
Ilailroad Official Quoted as Sayin;
Gasoline Motors will Replace
Branch Line Trains. .
Real competition is to come to Ne
braska bus line ovners, if rumors are
true. Railroads which operate lines
into Omaha and Lincoln are to in
stall gasoline motors, such as the i
Union Pacific is already operating,
according to tbe latest and seeming
ly reliable information. i
These motors, run on two track?,
the same as a steam passenger unit,
will carry about sixty passengers
and, it is added, the fare will be re
duced to siich an extent that ordi
nary automobile bus owners will not
be able to compete. '
"We must find some way to meet
thi3 competition which is hurting
our branch line business," a railroad
passenger agent said a few days ago,
"and we think we have found the
solution. Motor cars such as run
with success by many western roads
will deliver passengers quickly and
safely in all kinds of weather. They
will carry baggage and express and
will be able to operate cheaply and
economically. One man can operate
if necessary. Branch lines will even
tually have them and if mail can be
carried the steam branch lines will
become j. thing of the past.
"Railroads are paying a heavy
road tax in all counties in Nebras
ka. They are actually making it
possible for automobile stage lines
to operate. They are helping their
biggest competitors in a very sub
stantial way, as it were. We must
be regulated and controlled by state
laws. The bus line is not controlled
and in case of accident the liability
of the owner is limited and frequent- j
ly a bar to collection of damages."
WILSON SENDS HIS GEEETINGS
Seattle, June 1. The committee
named by the recent democratic state
convention to felicitate former Pres
ident Woodrow Wilson upon his im
proved physical condition and to ex
press to him the" loyalty of the state
party organization, today received
"This message from the democrats
of Washington has given me deep
pleasure and encouragement. I am
proud to be associated with such men
and women in pushin gforward for
,the realization of ideals which alone
can lift the world out of its present
difficulties and despair. PLease con
vey my .complete confidence in the
future .of the great party to which
wo so gladly ' .acknowledge alle
giance. , WOODROW WILSON."
Cie supplies oi all kinds han
died at the Journal orffioe.
WILL INVEST RE
LIEF FUND IN BONDS
AT AN EARLY DATE
State Treasurer Cropsey Denies Be
fusing to Furnish Money to
The state board of educational
lands and funds, as trustee of the
$2,000,000 appropriated by the last
legislature for a relief fund for
World war veterans met Thursday in
Governor McKelvie's office behind
closed doors. This board comprises
Governor McKelvie, Secretary of
State Amsberry, Treasurer D. B.
Cropsey, Attorney General Davis and
Land Commissioner Dan Swanson.
After the meeting adjourned the
announcement was made that an
other meeting would be heid June
12 on which date the noard proposes
to invest all the available funds for
the relief fund. It was stated that
$462,032 is the total collected from
taxation which is to go toward mak
ing up a total of $2,000,000. The in
terest on the appropriated funds is
to be used for an emergency relief
fund for war veterans of Nebraska.
Of the $452,032 collected from taxa
tion $173,000 has been invested by
the board in bonds. The balance
available $289,032 is to be invested
as soon as the board finds suitable
bonds or securities. By the time the
board meets another month's tax
collections will have been received
by the state treasurer.
Owing to the scarcity of money
and the large expense of the state
government State Treasurer Cropsey
desired the board to postpone its pur
chase meeting date until July, but
the board declined to postpone it be
Treasurer Cropsey denies reports
that he has refused to honor orders
of the board, if the board should is
sue oue. for the investment of the
tax funds available. He says he is not
to blame for the small investment
thus far made by the board, and al
leges that the board has no bonds
ready for purchase, that it has not
offered any bonds to him and when
it does he will find the cash to buy
them, up to the total collected.
Treasurer Cropsey does not deny
that there is no money in the gen
eral fund or that there is an over
draft in that fund of nearly $200,
000. While the general fund is over
drawn, it is from this fund that the
relief fund for World war veterans
is to come. About 10 per cent of the
general fund tax collections is sup
posed to be set aside for the $2,000.
000 relief fund created hy the last
legislature. If the treasurer pays out
the general fund for general expens
es of the state he must use any idle
funds on hand to pay for bonds which
the state board shall buy for the re
lief fund. The treasurer indicates
that he will have the money on hand
when the board is ready to buy
bonds, and that he has always been
ready to .do this. '
The board will meet Friday fore
noon at Land Commissioner Swan
son's offire to confer with the Amer
ican Legion committee which has
been selected to dispense the relief
fund "3 offered by the legislature.
A .CANDIDATE FOR
Attorney A. L. Tidd of This City is
Mentioned as Candidate for
Alter discussing the pros and con3
and a number of candidates for gov- .
ernor and other places on the pro-!
gressive ticket, the committee ap
pointed by the railroad conference
recently held at Grand Island decided
to institute a search for a guberna
torial candidate. j
This is the one stumbling block in
the way of getting .quick .action. If
Norton is to be beaten for the pro
gressive nomination the candidate
must be a man fairly well known in
the state, especially among the far-.
For that reason it was finally de
cided to send a committee to Custer
ccunty to interview J. D. Ream, for
mer head of the nonpartisan league
and also in charge of the grange af-.
fairs when that farm organization .
flourished and also W. J. Taylor, j
who first raised the standard of re- i
volt against the progressive machine 1
but who had previously declined to,
Mr. Taylor was in Lincoln lor a'
little while for the conference, and
had left fr home before it was de
cided to ask him to run for gover
nor. He stopped at :Yojk, ,and it is
understood was no more successful
than others to get Wray to run for
The committee, consisting of Mc
Donald, Tcmplin and Bigelow, has
already started for Custer county.
Once the head of the anti-state
ticket i3 elected, the others will be f
easy to get. For attorney. general, A. '
L. Tidd of Plattsmouth is wanted. A
tentative promise from H. L. Swan
son of Cheyenne county to run for ,
railway commissioner has been made. '
Linuoln State Journal. i
By order of the court the under-!
signed was appointed receiver of the
E. G. Dovey &. Son store. Parties
owing the above firm ,are requested!
to settle their -accounts immediately
JOHN F. G ORDER,
JUKE RED BOOK
The new June Eed Books are now,
on sale at the Journal office." Call'
and secure your copy at once. Thei
new Hearst's. Motion Picture, Pho-j
toplay and Classics are also here, j
During the past twenty-five years
we have been working at the busi
ness of Painting and Decorating
in all its branches. The last ten
years in Murdock. By reason of
always doing the best work and
giving 100?c service, we are now
enjoying a good business.. We
now have a crew of excellent
woikmen and are prepared to care
for all work offered. Let cs figure
with you on that job.
GOV. SMALL IS HEARD
Present State Treasurer Tells of the
Warnings He Received from
Small and Sterling.
Waukegan, 111., June 1. Testi
mony that Gov. Len Small, two years
after he left the state treasurer's of
fice and after he took office as gov
ernor of Illinois, turned over to the
present state treasurer, Edward E.
Miller, collateral as security for ?10,
000,000 of outstanding state funds,
was presented today at the governor's
trial by Mr.. Miller.
He testified that Governor Small,
following his election, advised him
against filing a surety bond, because
of doubt as to whether the legislature
We Are headquarter
GAS ENGINES ENGINE OILS TRACTOR OIL
Harvester Oil Axle Grease -Hard .Oils
All Kinds of Motor Oil
ALL STANDARD MAKES OF TIRES AND TUBES
22-Four-34 Two passenger roadster $ 895
22-Four-35 Five passenger touring 935
22-Six -44 Three passenger roadster. 1365
22-Four-36 Three passenger coupe 1295
22-Slx -45 Five passenger touring 1395
22-Four-37 Five passenger ssedan.. 1395
22-Six -49 Seven passenger touring 1585
22-Six -46 Three passenger caupe 1885
22-Six -48 Four passenger coupe 2075
.22-Six -47 Five passenger sedan 2165
22-Six -50 Seven passenger sedan 2375
All Huicks P. 0.3. Flint, Michigan
MURDOCK -:- - :
This is the Tractor which does thework acd is always
reliable, and the most economical find sure.
The absolute guarantee copy 'below is given each
and every purchaser.
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would appropriate the money to pay
for it. and because the surety com
pany "would probably desire to ex
amine tbe affairs of the office from
time to time."
Mr. Miller also said that Lieuten
ant Governor Sterling when he in
sisted on collecting the outstanding
loans secured by $9,900,000 of poc It
ers' notes told him: "Ed, be careful
what you do; we are all friends of
yours' and you can't do anything
without hurting some of us."
JUNE BED BOOK
The new Jane Bed Books are now
on sale at the Journal office. Call
and secure your copy at once. ' The
new Hearst's, Motion. Picture, Pho
toplay and Classics are also here.
We can furnish you think books
most any kind at Journal office.
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